Don’t Go: djmatticus


NOTE: PG-Rated story to follow… “Where are you going?” “Out!” His desire, his need, for her to stay was evident in the rise and fall of his voice. He knew she could tell that. He knew he’d been a fool. He knew that an apology would no longer be enough. It had gone too far. […]

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Run Ice Run: Glynis


She stood in the doorway of an empty building, a homeless woman in oversized dirty clothes. The shadows covered her and kept her just out of the reach of the cameras. She watched as the people passed. Some nodded to her while others just rushed passed and a few ignored her completely. They were the […]

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Built for Success: djmatticus


Hogarth was bullied mercilessly.  His tormentors stole his books, pantsed him, taunted him, and generally made school a nightmare for the young man.  Rather than fight back and get in trouble himself, he just buried himself into his studies deeper and deeper. He ran from one class to the next throughout the day to minimize […]

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New Crop: AR Neal


The field was filled with old ones. We could see them as we lay flat, noses barely visible at the edge of the cliff above. “What are they doing down there?” Annaka whispered. Lelala turned a shocked eye. “What they do every year at this time. Don’t you pay attention in History class?” Annaka shook […]

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Keep Calm: Matticus


She spent the first week afterwards crying, and he let her.  He mostly felt like crying too but kept busy with so many other projects, helping to ensure their survival, that he never had the time to stop and let the emotions out.  Into the second week, tired, stressed, and drained physically and psychologically, he […]

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